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See definition of leaden on Dictionary.com
  • adj.made of lead
  • adj.heavy
  • adj.lead-colored
  • adj.gray

synonyms for leaden

  • galena
  • lead
  • pewter
  • plumbean
  • plumbic
  • plumbiferous
  • plumbous
  • weighty
  • ponderous
  • burdensome
  • depressed
  • oppressive
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How to use leaden in a sentence

BOSTON — At least two members of the Washington Wizards came out of a leaden performance against the Boston Celtics in their first game of the NBA’s new play-in tournament feeling optimistic.
THE WIZARDS REMAIN CONFIDENT, AND THEIR RECENT HISTORY AGAINST THE PACERS SHOULD ONLY HELPAVA WALLACEMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Soldiers called out, and they gave two unfortunates leaden food enough to kill them.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Several tons of leaden pipe were dug up in Fleet street, London, laid down 300 years before.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The wind-blown rain-makers lost their leaden hue and became a soft pearl-gray, all fleecy white around the edges.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
For the rest, the “Dolphin” is a singularly dull and unromantic-looking house, painted a leaden hue.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Rifts in the leaden sky show fiery storm-streaks during the day, and the night is dark as death.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The flush of anger faded from his face; its leaden hue returned and he shivered as with cold.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
English wrought-iron gates are fastened to posts at the top of which are two leaden eagles with half-spread wings.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
So the two went apart again; and the leaden-footed hours crept by, and the girl still wrestled with the fiend.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO LEADEN

  • anemic
  • blanched
  • cadaverous
  • colorless
  • ghastly
  • gray
  • leaden
  • pale
  • pallid
  • pasty
  • sallow
  • wan
  • white
  • drooping
  • droopy
  • dwindling
  • fading
  • fatigued
  • languishing
  • languorous
  • leaden
  • lethargic
  • limp
  • listless
  • sagging
  • slacking
  • spiritless
  • tired
  • tiring
  • waning
  • weak
  • weakening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.